The bandwidth seems to have returned to Vietnam. I am getting between 815 kb/s through 1.1 mb/s download speeds at my house with FPT ADSL now. Granted, it is 4 AM in the morning but I have never had this high of a bandwidth for nearly a year. Finally, things seem to be improving :-) … [Read more...] about Has the Bandwidth Returned to Vietnam?
Archives for July 2007
Blog about Vietnam posted this article from Intellasia: The Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Culture and Information are to target bloggers and blog-hosting websites in the latest move by the government to restrict what Vietnamese write about and post on the internet. The chief inspector of the Ministry of Culture and Information Vu Xuan Thanh said the two … [Read more...] about Vietnamese Government Targets Bloggers?
Two more social networks sites aimed at Vietnamese users will launch in Vietnam soon to compete with Yahoo 360, the number one choice for many Vietnamese bloggers today here in Vietnam. Anh2- The Vietnamese Portal: http://www.anh2.com kkkool.com - Vietnamese Social Network: http://www.kkkool.com Edit: Thanks Jason for your comments. kkkool.com will be a … [Read more...] about Social Networks coming to Vietnam Soon
Okay, I just realized that I posted way too many IT Geek postings the last week. Time to return back to the world of Vietnam and post another Saigon Rant. The last week was quite interesting (outside of the Linux IT Geeky stuff). Time just flew right by. To start off, I now have a Facebook account, thanks to Kham Tran: The reviews for Facebook were right on the mark. … [Read more...] about Just Another Saigon Rant
I was first introduced to Gentoo Linux back in April, 2003. when I was a graduate student at Indiana University - Bloomington. The Unix Student Support Group organized a LinuxFest on campus. The previous year I had been introduced to Red Hat Linux 7.3 by my GIS Instructor but I was not impressed (The Gnome Desktop just would not install on my desktop and KDE seemed a bit … [Read more...] about The Future of Gentoo Linux (My Opinion)